Donald H. Shindler

Oct. 31, 1926 Oct. 9, 2022

 

October 20, 2022

Donald H. Shindler

On Sunday October 9th, 2022, Donald H. Shindler passed away peacefully in his sleep in Loma Linda, Calif., at age 95. Don, the youngest of seven, was born in Rosalia, Wash., on October 31, 1926, to C.J. and Nellie Shindler.

Don worked on the family farm before enlisting in the marines where he served in World War II. At the end of the war he returned to Rosalia and he married Barbera Trunkey. They had three children together.

Don moved to Las Vegas where he worked at the Mercury Test Site. Later in life, he married Jane Eagle. They spent their retirement years in Borrego Springs, CA.

Golf was Don's greatest passion. He has had seven Hole in Ones- the last being when he was 92 years old. He was an avid sports fan. Don was a member of the American Legion. He was known to his family and friends as a positive and fun-loving man. He had a quick wit and loved playing cards while telling stories.

Don is survived by his children- Ray Shindler (Luann)- Cornville, Ariz., Donna Forbes- Lakebay, Wash., and Doug Shindler (Diane)- Lake Oswego, Ore.,- seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rosalia, Wash., Fire Department or the charity of your choice.

 

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